This is a Win Win scenario. You get to own a beautiful hand worked "deshilado" Dress by Purepecha Indian women who in. San Felipe de los Herreros. In Michoacan, and help support these peoples save their cultural heritage and traditions. San Felipe de los Herreros is a small town in Michoacán known for needlework called.
It is very intricate and time-consuming work, but the results are lovely blouses, shirts, shawls, tablecloths, etc. That almost look lace-like where the thread work has been done.The artisan uses a certain type of cotton fabric to pull out the threads and weave and sew them into lovely patterns. Historically, the needle work was done in white..... Because the work is so time-consuming, it can be expensive, but is unique and beautiful. Governor's wives and other dignitaries have been seen wearing the finer work from San Felipe. It measures 26 inches armpit to armpit (52 inches all around) and 46 inches Long. This blouse will fit a Large to Extra Large size woman. These Dresses can be worn loose or belted, with jeans, leggings or long skirts (as pictured here). Hand Wash separately, dry flat, press with a cool iron. This listing is for the Dress only... The item "XL Michoacan Purépecha White Dress deshilado Hand Made Mexico Folk Art Peasant" is in sale since Thursday, August 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\World & Traditional Clothing\Latin America".
The seller is "oaxacanarts" and is located in Dedham, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Australia.